Monday March 30-th, 2020

Ex-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn reportedly left Japan for Lebanon Ex-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn reportedly left Japan for Lebanon

Ghosn's attorney did not have an immediate comment, but a person close to Ghosn who asked not to be identified confirmed he was in Beirut as of Monday. The businessman holds French and Lebanese passports. After Renault sealed an alliance with Nissa...

China to switch to new benchmark lending rate China to switch to new benchmark lending rate

China's central bank will use the loan prime rate ( LPR ) as a new benchmark for pricing existing floating-rate loans, in a step that analysts say could help lower borrowing costs and underpin economic growth, Reuters reported on Saturday.

Federal Aviation Administration Suggests Remote Tracking For Drones Federal Aviation Administration Suggests Remote Tracking For Drones

When it comes to consumer drone use, though, the rules around where people can, and can't, fly , or whether the drones need to be registered or not can be extremely confusing to those who use them for recreation and not business. The long-awaited ...

U.S., China to sign deal at White House U.S., China to sign deal at White House

In a weekend article, The South China Morning Post reports that the "Chinese ambassador says there is no problem with Beijing meeting its phase one commitments, but USA must also live up to its vows on issues such as Taiwan". "It's just being transla...

Trade in unwanted gift cards for Sheetz gas, food and more

The growth comes despite the number of high-profile stores that have collapsed in recent years , leaving thousands of gift card holders out of pocket. Still, even if you don't get the full amount, it's a lot better than letting money go to waste if...

Wawa Facing Lawsuit Over Data Breach At All Of Its Stores Wawa Facing Lawsuit Over Data Breach At All Of Its Stores

Wawa's information security team discovered malware on Wawa payment processing servers on December 10, 2019, and contained it by December 12, 2019. Debit and credit card numbers, expiration dates, and cardholder names were impacted by the malware, ...

China's Competitor to Global Positioning System to Be Completed Before June 2020 China's Competitor to Global Positioning System to Be Completed Before June 2020

Named after the Chinese term for the Big Dipper constellation, Beidou now has related products exported to about 120 trading partners, up from roughly 90 at the end of past year. Although Beijing and Washington have agreed to a tariff cease fire as p...

Michaels Names Yet Another CEO, This Time From Walmart 12/30/2019 Michaels Names Yet Another CEO, This Time From Walmart 12/30/2019

Cosby became Michaels's interim CEO in February when ex-chief executive Chuck Rubin stepped down. Michaels Companies named longtime Walmart executive Ashley Buchanan as CEO on Friday, as the country's largest arts and crafts retailer looks to e...

Amazon/Deliveroo deal faces in-depth UK probe Amazon/Deliveroo deal faces in-depth UK probe

On December 11, the regulator called on Amazon and Deliveroo to offer undertakings to address its concerns that any deal between the companies may weaken competition. A spokeswoman for Deliveroo said: "Deliveroo has been working closely with the CMA ...

Claims: 2020 iPad Pro Models' Images Revealed

However, the newest addition is the triple-camera module on the rear that is similar to the iPhone 11 Pro . Whereas the brand new 11-inch iPad Professional will possible have an aluminium again, the next-generation 12.9-inch iPad Professional mi...

Minimum wage to increase in 26 states in 2020 Minimum wage to increase in 26 states in 2020

The resulting wage is $8.648 and statute specifies that the wage must be rounded to the nearest five cents. Several states, such as Florida, Ohio and Montana, base increases to the minimum wage on inflation or on adjusting for the cost of living.

Tesla Schedules Deliveries of China-Made Model 3 Cars on December 30 Tesla Schedules Deliveries of China-Made Model 3 Cars on December 30

The model will be Tesla's first entry in China to compete with Chinese vehicle manufacturers such as NIO and Xpeng and European companies such as BMW and Daimler. The analyst added that Tesla's Shanghai Gigafactory is being built ahead of sch...

McDonald's employees save woman who mouthed 'help me' McDonald's employees save woman who mouthed 'help me'

On the day of the incident, the woman claimed Valenzuela demanded that she take him to visit his family and threatened her life if she refused. In the drive-thru at the West Banner Street McDonald's the woman made a silent plea for help.

Amazon's Ring cameras are vulnerable to hackers, lawsuit in United States claims Amazon's Ring cameras are vulnerable to hackers, lawsuit in United States claims

Now the action is taking place after the company is accused of failing to secure their products from hacking. The lawsuit, filed in the US District Court for the Central District of California, said that Ring security cameras have been hacked s...

CMA to investigate Amazon buying a stake in Deliveroo CMA to investigate Amazon buying a stake in Deliveroo

British competition regulators launched an in-depth probe Friday into Amazon's investment in the food delivery firm Deliveroo , raising questions about the deal's future. Amazon was the lead investor in a $575m (£457m) funding round for Deliveroo in...

Florida’s minimum wage to go up New Year’s Day Florida’s minimum wage to go up New Year’s Day

As a result, the statewide minimum hourly wage for non-tipped workers increased to $12 in 2019 from $11 in 2018. Non-tipped individuals will see a 15-cent boost from $8.55 to $8.70. The federal minimum wage rate has been stuck at $7.25 per hour f...

YouTube Claims The Crypto-Ban Was an Error: Affected Videos Getting Restored YouTube Claims The Crypto-Ban Was an Error: Affected Videos Getting Restored

The YouTube cryptocurrency purge has affected even high-profile users, and the first reports of content being removed for no clear reason made the rounds on December 25. She also confirmed that there are no links in her videos. Another YouT...

Global Stocks Follow US Markets Higher Global Stocks Follow US Markets Higher

Next year also has the added complication of the USA presidential election. "If the trade deal really gets done, that's improvement in sentiment, which drives markets and CEO confidence, and then you still have very easy money out there and the Fed...

Tesla Secures $1.29 Billion Loan From Chinese Banks for Shanghai Factory Tesla Secures $1.29 Billion Loan From Chinese Banks for Shanghai Factory

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology on Friday said it had added Tesla's China-made Model 3 to a list of new energy vehicles exempt from purchase tax. In October of the following year it reached an agreement with the Chinese governme...

These stores are open 24 hours for Christmas shopping These stores are open 24 hours for Christmas shopping

In fact, the National Retail Federation (NRF) said 39 percent of shoppers said they plan to wrap up all their holiday shopping by December 18th. She says "Hydro flask is the world's best selling reusable bottle and we've had people travel to our st...

FDA: Tobacco 21 law now in effect FDA: Tobacco 21 law now in effect

U.S. President Donald Trump signed the new age limit into law on December 20 as part of a larger government funding bill. The legislation amends the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, which gives the FDA the authority to regulate all tobacco prod...

U.S. stock markets hit record highs on trade deal hopes U.S. stock markets hit record highs on trade deal hopes

At 9:59 a.m. ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 22.45 points, or 0.08%, at 28,529.08, while the S&P 500 was down 2.31 points, or 0.07%, at 3,221.70. E-commerce giant Amazon rose another 1.5%, building on its biggest one-day advance i...

Volkswagen showcases mobile charging robots concept Volkswagen showcases mobile charging robots concept

When called via an app or vehicle-to-infrastructure communication, it autonomously drives to the auto and then connects the battery via an extending arm. Now the automotive giant has unveiled an updated version that is no longer an all-in-one unit, b...

Turkish Government To Invest $3.7B In Domestic Electric Car Project Turkish Government To Invest $3.7B In Domestic Electric Car Project

Erdoğan said that the factory will be built on a 1-million-square-meter land that belongs to the Turkish military in Bursa 's Gemlik district. Turkey will export domestic cars to neighboring countries, the president added. Turkey on Friday will ...

Girl dies on flight leaving LAX Girl dies on flight leaving LAX

The plane turned around while it was still over Southern California and returned to LAX. The girl's name has not yet been released but initial reports have suggested that she was around ten years old. The flight was met by paramedics. The fire de...

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